Snowden's Leaks Available Through ProQuest

Nov 13, 2014


In 2013, when Edward Snowden leaked classified National Security Agency (NSA) documents, he brought the world's attention to the issues of privacy, security, and global surveillance. Now, researchers can go deeper into this controversial topic by exploring its history and impact through primary sources. Digital National Security Archive's Electronic Surveillance and the National Security Agency: From Shamrock to Snowden brings together a comprehensive, publicly available collection of materials on the subject.

Each piece has been carefully gathered and selected by the staff of the National Security Archive the Archive) - an award-winning nonprofit research institute, library, and publisher of declassified documentation based at The George Washington University. The works have been digitized, supported with precision search tools, and are now accessible to libraries and researchers via ProQuest.

Available in November, Electronic Surveillance and the National Security Agency: From Shamrock to Snowden includes a comprehensive set of the documents disclosed by Snowden; documents produced or released in response to those disclosures by a variety of sources; historical context, with documents that chronicle electronic surveillance activities and controversies of much earlier years.

(proquest.com)